Saudi Arabia to Enhance Global Frequency Spectrum Utilization at WRC-23 in Dubai

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is set to participate in the World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 (WRC-23) today, under the leadership of Dr. Mohammed bin Saud Al-Tamimi, Governor of the Communications, Space, and Technology Commission. The Saudi delegation, comprising representatives from both government agencies and the private sector, will engage in the conference held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from November 20 to December 15.

According to Saudi Press Agency, over 4,000 participants from various regulatory bodies, government entities, and private organizations are expected to attend. The key focus of the conference is to enhance the global utilization of the frequency spectrum in communication, space, and technology sectors. The Kingdom's delegation aims to showcase its contributions and leadership in several international domains, with a special emphasis on sustainability in the space sector, radio communications, innovative technologies, and the progression towards 6G services.

Saudi Arabia's participation will notably include efforts to enhance the utilization of frequency spectrum and satellite orbits for services in international mobile communications, aviation, maritime transport, radio, and meteorological services. The Kingdom’s leadership role in the conference is further solidified by its presidency over the Radio Regulations Board (RRB) committee.

The WRC-23, organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), is a significant event held every four years. It convenes international stakeholders to coordinate the allocation of frequency spectrum for various wireless communications, aiming to meet the global demand for sustainable and advanced future communication technologies.